Tour of Paardekop and German War Cemetery

  • The Netherlands
  • Limburg
  • Venray
  • 8.28 km (Approximately 02:04 u)
  • Hiking route 3187556
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Tour of Paardekop and German War Cemetery

  • The Netherlands
  • Limburg
  • Venray
  • 8.28 km (Approximately 02:04 u)
  • Hiking route 3187556
Your route starts at De Brasserie Ysselsteyn. Nearby you will discover the German War Cemetery. It is the only German soldier cemetery in the Netherlands. Next to the cemetery is a Liberation Route Europe Listening Point, where the story about the cemetery is told. A guided tour is also very worthwhile. The other side of the battle - the German one - is clearly felt here. From here you walk along the highest point of De Peel: De Paardekop. The area is varied and varied, with higher and lower, dry and moist heathlands, forests, fens and water. The name'De Paardekop\\\' comes from a legend about a battle that took place in the area between horsemen. Many skulls of horses are said to have been found.

Directions

# Description Distance
De Brasserie Ysselsteyn (Timmermannsweg, 5813 AM, Venray, Limburg, The Netherlands) 0.00 km
40
40 (Timmermannsweg, 5813AP, Venray, Limburg, The Netherlands) 0.21 km
Duitse Oorlogs begraafplaats (Timmermannsweg, 5813 AP, Venray, Limburg, The Netherlands) 0.54 km
39
39 (Timmermannsweg, 5813AP, Venray, Limburg, The Netherlands) 0.54 km
38
38 (Venray, Limburg, The Netherlands) 0.91 km
33
33 (Timmermannsweg, 5813AP, Venray, Limburg, The Netherlands) 2.25 km

Pause places

De Brasserie Ysselsteyn

Timmermannsweg 75
5813 AM Venray
https://www.brasseriedepaardekop.nl

This brasserie is located in one of the most special places in the region. Commemorate in the cemetery and reflect in the brasserie about a fresh cup of coffee with cake or a delicious lunch. A beautiful serene base for a walk through the Paardekop nature reserve. By bike you can go straight through the nature reserve to the Schadijksche Bosschen. The Deurnsche Peel & Mariapeel are also easily accessible by bike.

Sights

Duitse Oorlogs begraafplaats

Timmermannsweg 76
5813 AP Venray

More than 30,000 German soldiers who fell in World War II are buried in this military cemetery.

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